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Solutions for our clients

Corporates

We accompany large corporate clients in their growth and development by offering them strategic advice and financing solutions. Our Corporate & Investment Bank provides expertise in strategic advisory, mergers & acquisitions, equity capital markets and strategic equity transactions.

In the Asia Pacific region, our Global Finance teams originate and distribute structured finance transactions. We combine sector and industry knowledge together with the technical know-how and structuring skills to bring the right solutions.

Natural Resources & Energy Finance

Harnessing our sectoral expertise, we provide a full range of finance and advisory services for producers, traders, processors and end-users of energy, metals and soft commodities through three key platforms:

Energy Group: financing and advisory services for energy projects worldwide as well as structured financings and reserve based lending for energy players

Metals & Mining Finance: structured financing and advisory services for metals & minerals sector players as well as financing of large and diversified mining companies

Traders, Commodity Finance & Agribusiness: financing of traders and commodity players/processors as well as trade finance to cover traders and commodity players against non-payment risk.

Natural Resources & Energy Finance works in an integrated manner with our Commodity Markets teams for hedging and investor solutions to provide a global offer in commodities.

Debt Capital Markets

We tailor capital raising strategies to your funding goals, matching your needs to the demands of investors across the world. Our debt capital markets teams aim to raise the finance you need, keeping your funding costs as low as possible. Our insight into capital market conditions and investors’ requirements allows us to advise you on the best capital raising strategies. Through our integrated platform combining multi-product origination, structuring and syndication, we tailor solutions that match your specific goals. Our recognized engineering skills and strong syndication/placement capacities throughout Europe, the United States and Asia, help us to make our clients’ ambitious, innovative financings possible.

Acquisition Finance and Rating Advisory

Societe Generale’s Advisory & Financing Group team accompanies the bank’s large corporate clients in their strategic and acquisition-related financing needs. We offer financing advisory and funding solutions to support clients in completing their contemplated acquisitions. With a dedicated team located in Hong Kong, the Advisory & Financing Group team can provide acquisition financing solutions with a quick turnaround time for our clients going abroad. Financing can be arranged in various forms and tenors, from bridge loans to term loans, based upon clients’ requirements and deals’ characteristics. The Advisory & Financing Group team also provides rating advice to clients, assisting companies for first-time ratings, rating upgrade and defense and in strategic transaction situations.  

Export Finance

We deliver financing solutions, risk coverage and advisory services related to import or export contracts whose underlying assets are capital goods, equipment and/or services to companies and financial institutions around the world.

Infrastructure & Asset Based Finance

We offer a broad range of products to our clients, whether corporate or public, including capital-raising, risk management and advisory services in, among other areas: Project Finance, Public Private Partnerships (PPPs), Shipping Finance and Aviation Finance.

Market Services

We provide hedging, investment and risk advisory solutions for corporate clients globally. Based on an advisory approach, we are able to deliver expert response to risk management, in particular in the realm of foreign exchange and interest rates. Our market services to corporate clients include Market Risk Advisory solutions, Cash & Derivatives services and Investor solutions. Based on a cross-asset approach with customised services, we deliver a comprehensive range of products and solutions across all asset classes, while taking market risk and the evolving regulatory environment into consideration.

Global Transaction Banking

For corporates, we provide domestic and international solutions to improve their payment methods, monitor their accounts, manage their transactions remotely and pool their cash. They can benefit from international trade and risk mitigation experts so they can improve their cross-border operations. We offer means to maintain their competitive edge through financing or optimisation solutions for their accounts receivables and payables. With its network in more than 50 countries, Global Transaction Banking's local and international teams possess the skills, expertise and in-depth market knowledge allowing corporates to seize all opportunities and make the most of them.

_ Societe Generale Global Transaction Banking website